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All Souls’ Day
October 08, 2017
Holy Father will also visit the site of a mass execution of Italian civilians
November 03, 2016
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
November 04, 2015
In trying to eradicate Purgatory, the Protestant reformers took from ordinary people their greatest comfort
July 29, 2014
The rather gloomy outlook of the Church meant that it was better equipped than most faiths to cope with the horrors of the First World War
November 03, 2011
Benedict XVI also talks about death and eternal life at weekly general audience
November 03, 2011
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
October 26, 2011
The treatment of Gaddafi's corpse was a disgrace – and now he is with God we can pray for him, as we pray for all the dead
November 03, 2010
Pope follows All Souls' Day tradition of praying at tombs of predecessors